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Warner Home Video (Firm)

Works: 19,451 works in 36,369 publications in 6 languages and 2,499,337 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Warner Home Video (Firm)
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )
62 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 6,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 5,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 5,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 4,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fianceĢe and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
50 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 4,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 4,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract the Eye of Sauron and buy Frodo as much time as possible in order to destroy the One Ring
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( Visual )
36 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
The color purple by Alice Walker( Visual )
39 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 4,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by J. K Rowling( Visual )
57 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This year at Hogwarts, spiders talk, letters scold and Harry's own unsettling ability to speak to snakes turns his friends against him. From dueling clubs to rogue Bludgers, it's a year of adventure and danger when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage
One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Milos Forman( Visual )
43 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 4,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 4,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K Rowling( Visual )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 4,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )
39 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 4,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future
The Shawshank redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 3,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two convicts, one white and one black, never give up the dream of freedom, and together they turn hope and friendship into an uplifting bond no prison can ever take away
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )
74 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 3,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He is a "blade runner", stalking genetically made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human
March of the penguins by Luc Jacquet( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every year, thousands of Antarctica's emperor penguins make an astonishing journey to breed their young. They walk - marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the darkest, driest and coldest continent on Earth ... Breathtaking photography captures the transcendent beauty and staggering drama of devoted parent penguins who, in the fierce polar winter, take turns guarding their egg and trekking to the ocean in search of food. Predators hunt them, storms lash at them. But the safety of their adorable chicks makes it all worthwhile."--Container
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by David Yates( Visual )
36 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Vietnamese and held by 3,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
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